Lesson Plans

Teacher Resources

Special Exhibit Resources

A Time For Greatness: Debates Lesson Plan [PDF]
A Time For Greatness: 1960 Presidential Debate Guide [PDF]
A Time For Greatness: Political Debates Format and Evaluation Sheets [PDF]
Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844-2012 Educator Programming Guide [PDF]

Primary Source Lesson Plans by Grade Level

Elementary School
Hispanic Americans and Civil Rights Elementary Lesson [docx]

Middle School
Middle School Lesson on School Names [docx]
Middle School Lesson on Viva Kennedy Movement [docx]

High School
HS Lesson Plan – How We Memorialize People and Events [docx]
HS Lesson Plan Civil Rights Era Protests [docx]
HS Lesson Plan Jim Crow vs. Juan Crow [docx]      Court Cases [PDF]
HS Lesson Plan Oral Histories [docx]

Primary Source Lesson Plans by Topic

Civil Rights Movement Lesson Plans
Hispanic Americans and Civil Rights Elementary Lesson [docx]
HS Lesson Plan Civil Rights Era Protests [[docx]
HS Lesson Plan Jim Crow vs. Juan Crow [docx]      Court Cases [PDF]
Middle School Lesson on Viva Kennedy Movement
 [docx]

General Lesson Plans
Middle School Lesson on Bullying and Injustice [docx]

Mock Trial, Government and Legal Rights Lesson Plans
State of Texas vs. Lee Harvey Oswald Mock Trial [PDF] courtesy of Law-Related Education

Oral History Lesson Plans
HS Lesson Plan Oral Histories [docx]

JFK’s Legacy Lesson Plans
HS Lesson Plan Oral Histories [docx]
Middle School Lesson on School Names [docx]
HS Lesson Plan – How We Memorialize People and Events
 [docx]